Version 6 of the Apache Sling web framework available
The Apache Sling developers have announced a new release of their Java Content Repository and OSGi based web framework, Sling 6, 22 months after the release of the previous version. Designed for the "important task of bringing your content into the web and providing a platform to manage/update the content in a REST style", it provides a web layer over JCR (Java Content Repository) compliant content repositories such as Apache's Jackrabbit.
Curiously, the Sling 6 announcement is remarkably similar to the Sling 5 announcement, save for the updating of the JCR JSR (Java Specification Request) number (from JSR170 to JSR283) and addition of project statistics. There is also no detail on what changes have been made to Sling 6 compared to version 5, though it is apparent that the many OSGi bundles of which it is composed have been updated.
The Apache 2 licensed Sling 6 is available as a standalone Java application, web application, source code or as Maven Artifacts. Details on how to download the various types of package are available on the project's download page.